Secret Squirrels celebrate 29 years
William Ward addresses those gathered to remember Operation Secret Surprise, Jan. 18, 2021 at Barksdale Air Force Base. The crowd celebrated the 29th anniversary of the historic mission, better known as Secret Squirrel. The operation opened up the Gulf War in 1991 and involved seven B-52 Stratofortress’ launched from Barksdale Air Force Base. Ward has been helping to organize the annual event since the group first gathered for its 25th anniversary in 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ted Daigle)

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